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 Professor Mark Ferson
04 Jun 2021

After 31 years as the state’s first area public health unit (PHU) director, Professor Mark Ferson has resigned his role leading SESLHD’s PHU, retaining a part-time role as a senior staff specialist.…

One of the images projected onto the hospital
04 Jun 2021

Recently hundreds of images captured in Sydney during the COVID-19 pandemic were projected onto Sydney/Sydney Eye Hospital’s (SSEH) historic sandstone southern archway, at the 8 Macquarie Street…

 Jennie Barry, Janet McDonald AO, Michael Still, Gabrielle Upton MP, Tobi Wilson, Dr Jan Lehm at the event
04 Jun 2021

Current and former staff and patients commemorated 50 years since the Department of Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine officially opened its original Hyperbaric Unit at Prince Henry Hospital at an event last week.

Dr Kate Charlesworth planting in Heffron Park, Maroubra
20 May 2021

Staff from across the Randwick Campus are supporting Randwick City Council in the ‘Plant With Us’ program throughout the year. The health benefits of trees and green space include protection against extreme heat, improved air…

Helen Jarman and Helen McCarthy celebrating Helen’s long-standing career over morning tea
20 May 2021

The Royal Hospital for Women recently bid farewell to comrade and colleague Helen Jarman, Midwifery Clinical Co-Director of Maternity Services, who is retiring after a remarkable 33 years at the hospital.
Ms Jarman…

School children eating vegetables
20 May 2021

An impressive 11,624 children across SESLHD recently joined tens of thousands of primary school students across the state in the…

Staff member holding award with two colleagues and balloons in the background
20 May 2021

A suite of celebrations for International Day of the Midwife (5 May) and International Nurses Day (12 May) were hosted across SESLHD over the past fortnight. The festivities were a fun affair, putting smiles on the faces of our…

New mother and baby with midwife
11 May 2021

Births are on the rise and antenatal appointments are on the increase, with an impending baby boom keeping SESLHD maternity staff on their toes recently.

atient Experience Officers Rohana Roche and Kerry Hayward
07 May 2021

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) sites have been celebrating Patient Experience Week (26-30 April), as part of a worldwide movement to celebrate and share the many thousands of fantastic patient…

Kay surprised by her colleauges at her farewell party
07 May 2021

Kay Davison, known to most staff at Sutherland Hospital as Mrs Davison, has retired after an incredible 61-year nursing career – and drew a huge crowd amongst colleagues who gathered to bid…